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Situation of human rights in Belarus - Note by the Secretary-General (A/76/145) [EN/RU]

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Seventy-sixth session
Item 75 (c) of the provisional agenda
Promotion and protection of human rights: human
rights situations and reports of special rapporteurs
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Situation of human rights in Belarus

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the General Assembly the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Anaïs Marin, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 44/19.

Summary

In the present report, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Anaïs Marin, focuses on issues pertaining to human rights of women in the Republic of Belarus, highlighting the systemic challenges and institutional deficiencies associated with the situation of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of women and girls. On the basis of this analysis, the Special Rapporteur makes recommendations to the Government and to the international community for helping Belarus to improve the situation of women’s human rights.